• Author profile (@GoogleScholar)
  • Vitae (@LinkedIn)
  • eNotes (@WordPress) (no longer updated)
  • A tag cloud that gives an impression of my research topics appears on the blog-style version of my publications page (there is also a CV-style version). (no longer updated)
  • My Google Scholar h-index is currently 25 (June 2015). This means that I have 25 publications with at least 25 citations, but not 26 publications with at least 26 citations. See my author profile (@Google Scholar) or the raw data of this Google Scholar query. See also the nice tool Harzing's Publish or Perish.
  • History of estimations of my Erdős number:
    2015aa 3 (Paul Erdős - Dieter Kratsch - Sjoerd Timmer - Bart Verheij; by this publication)
    2012aa 3 (Paul Erdős - Carsten Thomassen - Stefan Szeider - Bart Verheij; by this publication which is a coeditorship)
    2011aa 5 (Paul Erdős - Nicholas C. Wormald - William Duckworth - Paul E. Dunne - Trevor J. M. Bench-Capon - Bart Verheij; by this publication)
    1998aa 6 (Paul Erdős - Géza Freud - Paul G. Nevai - Tom H. Koornwinder - Ida G. Sprinkhuizen-Kuyper - H. Jaap van den Herik - Bart Verheij; by this publication)
    See the AMS page on collaboration distances).
  • Oethaangvlaag (September 2003)
  • Cheverny (March 2004; picture by Floris Wiesman)
  • Familie
  • My dissertation defense (December 5, 1996; pictures by Ronald Leenes, text by Arno Lodder)
  • Acrobatics
  • Beez Wax inAmsterdam - acrobatics pictures
  • Acro 2000 - the 14th Dutch acrobatics festival
  • Kuifje hertekeningenkwis (in Dutch)
  • Formatting your hard disk (Does not work with all Web browsers ...)
  • Workshop Dialogisch redeneren in het recht (Dialogical reasoning in the law; June 27, 1994)
  • The 8th International Conference on Legal Knowledge-Based Systems (JURIX '95) (November 30 and December 1, 1995)
  • Workshop Redeneren naar analogie in het recht (Reasoning by analogy in the law; August 30, 1996)
  • The Maastricht Argument Day, an international workshop on argument (December 4, 1996)
  • Views on legal argumentation - an international workshop (June 4, 1998)
  • News

    Opening research institute (November 1) (2018)

    Bernoulli Institute for Mathematics, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence

    JURIX 2018 (Groningen, December 12-14) (2018)

    The 31st international conference on Legal Knowledge and Information Systems (with Monica Palmirani, Henry Prakken, Jeanne Mifsud Bonnici)

    ECA 2019 (Groningen, June 24-27) (2019)

    3rd European Conference on Argumentation - ECA 2019: Reason to Dissent (with Jan Albert van Laar, Henrike Jansen and Catarina Dutilh Novaes)

    Keynote lecture, panel chair (2018)

    Keynote lecture `Good AI and Law', chair of panel `Artificial Intelligence Applied: Real Life Examples' (at the II International Congress of Law, Government and Technology in Brasilia, Brazil)

    Invited lecture (2018)

    Invited lecture `Good AI and Law' (at Lawgorithm, University of São Paulo, Brazil)

    ECA 2017 conference paper (2018)

    On Coherent Arguments And Their Inferential Roles (with commentary by Mathieu Beirlaen)

    Handbook chapter (2018)

    Chapter `Evidential Reasoning' (in the Handbook of Legal Reasoning and Argumentation; with Marcello Di Bello)

    Handbook chapter (2018)

    Chapter `Argumentation Theory in Formal and Computational Perspective' (in the Handbook of Formal Argumentation; with Frans van Eemeren)

    Dutch AI Manifesto (@IPN SIG AI, @BNVKI) (2018)

    The IPN Special Interest Group AI has written a Dutch AI Manifesto emphasising three research focus areas for the coming decades: Socially-Aware AI, Explainable AI and Responsible AI.

    Invited Orient Forum lecture Zhejiang University (Hangzhou) (2018)

    Road to `Good Artificial Intelligence': Argumentation Systems (at the Institute of Logic and Cognition)

    Invited graduate course Sun Yat-Sen University (2018)

    Spring School on Argumentation in Artificial Intelligence and Law at the Institute of Logic and Cognition, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou (with Henry Prakken and Giovanni Sartor)

    Stanford CodeX FutureLaw conference (2018)

    Legal Innovation Lightning Round, speaker (invited)

    Filosofisch café Groningen (2018)

    Lecture and discussion Argumenten voor een goede kunstmatige intelligentie (Arguments for good artificial intelligence); in Dutch

    Artificial Intelligence and Law journal (2018)

    Research in Progress: Report on the ICAIL 2017 Doctoral Consortium (with candidates Maria Dymitruk, Réka Markovich, Rūta Liepiņa, Mirna El Ghosh, Robert van Doesburg and co-organiser Guido Governatori)

    BNAIC 2017 (November 8-9, 2017)

    The 29th Benelux Conference on Artificial Intelligence (Groningen) (cochair with Marco Wiering; download the conference poster)

    Invited talk (October 11-12, 2017)

    Workshop on Legal evidence and argumentation (ArgLab, Lisbon). Title of talk: Proof With and Without Probabilities

    Studium Generale Groningen event `The Fiction of Reality' (September 18, 2017)

    Dinner with speakers (`kennisdiner' with historian Jan Blaauw, medical researcher Désirée Goubert, `theatermaakster' Sarah Moeremans). Location: Grand Theatre. Catering: Kruimels. Report `Arguing over dinner' in the Universiteitskrant in English and in Dutch.

    Inaugural lecture (September 12, 2017)

    Argumenten voor goede kunstmatige intelligentie (Arguments for good artificial intelligence)

    Vacancies: fully funded PhD positions in artificial intelligence and argumentation (Apply before July 15, 2017)

    Projects The value of data and Home robotics
    - In your motivation letter, you should apply for a specific project or projects.
    - There are restrictions: you should not have resided or carried out your main activity in The Netherlands for more than 12 months in the three years before July 15, 2017.

    ICAIL 2017 conference paper (2017)

    Formalizing Arguments, Rules and Cases

    ICAIL 2017 Doctoral Consortium (2018)

    Doctoral consortium candidates Maria Dymitruk, Réka Markovich, Rūta Liepiņa, Mirna El Ghosh, Robert van Doesburg

    Workshop King's College, London (2017)

    Evidence & Decision Making in the Law: Theoretical, Computational and Empirical Approaches (organized with Marcello Di Bello)

    Artificial Intelligence and Law journal special issue (2017)

    Special issue Artificial Intelligence for Justice (AI4J) (with Floris Bex, Henry Prakken and Tom van Engers)

    Artificial Intelligence and Law journal paper (2017)

    Proof With and Without Probabilities. Correct Evidential Reasoning with Presumptive Arguments, Coherent Hypotheses and Degrees of Uncertainty

    Journal of Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems paper (2017)

    Negotiating with Other Minds. The Role of Recursive Theory of Mind in Negotiation with Incomplete Information (with Harmen de Weerd and Rineke Verbrugge)

    Dissertation defence (2017)

    On Wednesday February 1, 2017, Sjoerd Timmer
    defends his dissertation `Designing and Understanding Forensic Bayesian Networks using Argumentation' in Utrecht.

    International Journal of Approximate Reasoning journal paper (2017)

    A two-phase method for extracting explanatory arguments from Bayesian networks (with Sjoerd Timmer, John-Jules Meyer, Henry Prakken and Silja Renooij)

    JURIX conference paper on ethical systems design (2016)

    Arguments for Ethical Systems Design

    Artificial Intelligence and Law journal paper on ethical systems design (2016)

    Formalizing Value-Guided Argumentation for Ethical Systems Design

    JELIA conference paper (2016)

    Correct Grounded Reasoning with Presumptive Arguments

    Final symposium NWO Forensic Science research program (2016)

    Presentation of the research project on statistics, argumentation and scenarios in forensic reasoning (report by ZonMW in Dutch)

    Invited researcher at the Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, University of Cambridge (2016)

    Scientific programme Probability and Statistics in Forensic Science

    Workshop and dissertation defence (2016)

    Friday October 28, 2016: Dissertation defence Charlotte Vlek (press report, download dissertation)
    Thursday October 27, 2016: Workshop Beyond a Reasonable Doubt: Scenarios and Bayesian Networks for Analyzing Forensic Evidence

    Invited graduate course Second Summer School of Argumentation (2016)

    University of Potsdam, Campus Griebnitzsee

    Artificial Intelligence for Justice, workshop at ECAI (2016)

    The Hague, August 30, 2016

    Argument and Computation journal (2016)

    First open access issue online

    Artificial Intelligence and Law journal paper (2016)

    A Method for Explaining Bayesian Networks for Legal Evidence with Scenarios (with Charlotte Vlek, Henry Prakken and Silja Renooij)

    Stanford CodeX FutureLaw conference (2016)

    Computational Law Update, speaker (invited)

    Faculty Spotlight talk (2016)

    Arguments for Understanding our Complex World

    Law, Probability and Risk journal paper (2016)

    Arguments, Scenarios and Probabilities: Connections Between Three Normative Frameworks for Evidential Reasoning (with Floris Bex, Sjoerd Timmer, Charlotte Vlek, John-Jules Meyer, Silja Renooij and Henry Prakken)

    Book Virtual Arguments, Chinese translation (2016)

    China University of Political Science and Law Press, series editor Professor Minghui Xiong (Sun Yat-Sen University, Institute of Logic and Cognition), translation Wu Zhou

    PhD defense Harmen de Weerd and associated mini-symposium (2015)

    Harmen de Weerd's dissertation: 'If You Know What I Mean. Agent-Based Models for Understanding The Function of Higher-Order Theory of Mind' (promotor: Rineke Verbrugge, copromotor: Bart Verheij)

    Workshop Bielefeld, Germany (2015)

    Models of Rational Proof in Criminal Law (organized by Floris Bex, Anne Ruth Mackor and Henry Prakken; with support from our NWO Forensic Science project)

    Workshop University of San Diego, California (2015)

    Studying Evidence in the Law - ICAIL 2015 Workshop: Formal, Computational and Philosophical Methods

    Stanford CodeX FutureLaw conference 2015 (2015)

    Panel New Breakthroughs in Computational Law, invited moderator

    Workshop University of Groningen (2015)

    Forensic Relevance of Bayesian Networks (language: Dutch)

    Keynote lecture SMART Cognitive Science International Colloquium, Communication and Agency workshop (2015)

    Arguments, scenarios and probabilities: how to catch a thief with and without numbers

    Presentation at the Effacts LegalTech event, Amsterdam (2015)

    Argumentation Technology, Or: How the Law Is Changing Artificial Intelligence

    Handbook of Argumentation Theory (2014)

    with a chapter on Argumentation and Artificial Intelligence

    COMMA 2014 conference paper (2014)

    Arguments and Their Strength: Revisiting Pollock's Anti-Probabilistic Starting Points

    Law, Probability and Risk journal paper (2014)

    To Catch a Thief With and Without Numbers: Arguments, Scenarios and Probabilities in Evidential Reasoning

    Invited speaker 8th International Workshop on Juris-informatics (JURISIN, Keio University, Tokyo) (2014)

    The Future of Argumentation Technology, as guided by the needs of the law

    Keynote lecture 9th International Conference on Forensic Inference and Statistics (2014)

    To Catch a Thief With and Without Numbers

    Artificial Intelligence and Law journal paper (2014)

    Building Bayesian Networks for Legal Evidence with Narratives: a Case Study Evaluation(with Charlotte Vlek, Henry Prakken and Silja Renooij)

    Stanford event (2014)

    Trial With and Without Mathematics. Legal, Philosophical and Computational Perspectives. 2014 Stanford Symposium on Law and Rationality

    Invited lecturing Sun Yat-Sen University (2013)

    Invited graduate course "Argumentation in Artificial Intelligence, With Applications in the Law" at the Institute of Logic and Cognition, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou

    BNAIC 2013 conference paper (2013)

    Inference and Attack in Bayesian Networks (with Sjoerd Timmer, John-Jules Meyer, Henry Prakken and Silja Renooij)

    Computational Narrative workshop (2013)

    Workshop on Computational Models of Narrative (Hamburg, Germany, August 4-6, 2013), with a paper/presentation by Charlotte Vlek: Representing and Evaluating Legal Narratives with Subscenarios in a Bayesian Network

    ICAIL 2013 conference paper (2013)

    Modeling Crime Scenarios in a Bayesian Network (with Charlotte Vlek, Henry Prakken, and Silja Renooij)

    Artificial Intelligence journal paper (2013)

    How Much Does it Help to Know What she Knows you Know? An Agent-Based Simulation Study (with Harmen de Weerd and Rineke Verbrugge)

    Program chair (2013)

    The Fourteenth International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Law (ICAIL 2013) Rome, Italy, June 10-14, 2013

    AI & Law journal paper (2013)

    Legal Stories and the Process of Proof (with Floris Bex)

    Journal paper ICAIL@25 (2012)

    A history of AI and Law in 50 papers: 25 years of the international conference on AI and Law (with many coauthors; ed. Trevor Bench-Capon)

    JELIA conference paper (2012)

    Jumping to Conclusions. A Logico-Probabilistic Foundation for Defeasible Rule-Based Arguments

    Forensic Science symposium (2012)

    1st Symposium NWO Forensic Science (NFI Field Lab, The Hague, September 18, 2012)

    Program chair (2012)

    The Fourth International Conference on Computational Models of Argument (COMMA 2012) Vienna, Austria, September 10-12, 2012

    Argumentation journal paper (2012)

    Solving a Murder Case by Asking Critical Questions: An Approach to Fact-Finding in Terms of Argumentation and Story Schemes (with Floris Bex)